Life and death in a Venetian convent the chronicle and necrology of Corpus Domini, 1395-1436 by Bartolomea Riccoboni

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Venice (Italy)

Subjects:

  • Corpus Domini (Convent : Venice, Italy) -- History.,
  • Dominican Nuns of the Second Order of Perpetual Adoration -- Necrology.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Church history.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [103]-109) and index.

Book details

StatementBartolomea Riccoboni ; edited and translated by Daniel Bornstein.
SeriesThe other voice in early modern Europe
ContributionsBornstein, Daniel Ethan, 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4337.5.V46 R53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43446M
ISBN 100226717887, 0226717895
LC Control Number99037584

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